Will Global Warming Change Native American Religious Practices?

By Rosalyn R. LaPier Originally appeared in Intercontinental Cry    The Colorado River, one of the longest rivers in the United States, is gradually shrinking. This is partly a result of overuse by municipalities and seasonal drought. The other reason… Read More

Earth ‘On the Edge’: 2016 Goes Down as Hottest Year on Record

By Andrea Germanos Originally published at Common Dreams Earth is “on the edge.” So declared the EU’s Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) Thursday, announcing that 2016 was the warmest year on record. The first global assessment of last year’s… Read More

Earth Entered New Era of Anthropogenic Climate Disruption in September

Earth entered a new phase of era of anthropogenic climate disruption (ACD) in September, Truthout author Dahr Jamail writes. September 2016 will now be remembered as the month that Earth passed the threshold of 400 ppm of CO2 in the… Read More

Landmark Human Rights Complaint Lodged Against World’s Worst Polluters

Originally Published at CommonDreams.org    The world’s 47 largest producers of greenhouse gases must respond within 45 days to an unprecedented legal complaint filed Wednesday by the Philippines, which alleges the fossil fuel behemoths have deprived millions of… Read More

To Change the Heart and Soul: How Elites Contained the Climate Justice Movement

By Herbert Docena “The object is to change the heart and soul” — Margaret Thatcher. On the final day of the UN summit (COP21) held in Paris in December 2015, thousands of people defied a ban on public gatherings… Read More

2015 Officially the Hottest Year on Record

  “It’s getting to the point where breaking record is the norm.”   By Nadia Prupis, staff writer at CommonDreams.org The final tally is in: 2015 was the hottest year in recorded history—by a record-breaking margin. On Wednesday, NASA… Read More

FOR CLIMATE AND SOCIAL JUSTICE, LET US REFUSE THE STATE OF EMERGENCY!

Blockupy International supports movements’ actions in the streets of Paris Following the tragic events of 13 November in Paris and the French government’s decision to set and extend the “state of emergency”, it is now very clear: It is… Read More

Who really cares about climate change?

Who really cares about climate change? This Pew Global poll analysis breaks it down by international region, ideology and more. “Global climate change ranks substantially lower as a comparative global threat for Americans, with 42% saying they are… Read More